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Full text of "Tandy Computer Whiz Kids, The - Fit To Win! (1988)(Radio Shack)(US)"

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COMPLIMENTS OF HOfllO 3 IIClCK 

A DIVISION OF TANDY CORPORATION 



The Tandy C lor Com puter 3 

More colors, superb graphics, 
greater power at a low price 



Willi Radio Shock's Color Computer 3 

(2G-3334. $219.95). yon can start com 
putfng right sw»y— even ii you've 
new mad k comp u ter before! Sfanpl) 

attach it to your TV', end you'w read) 
to start. 

Not only (Us the l^sk < oloi 
{ SompUter ;' oiler tun.- the memory, 
twice the speed, and even better 
graphics than our popular Color 
Computer 2. It's also compatible with 
lli.- Tandy hardware accessories and 
software designed for the popular 
Color Computer 2 — you may OffWBI 
outgrow it! 

You can choose from a wide selection 
nf educational software, including pro- 
grams designed tu improve your math 
skills. history, spelling, vocabulary and 



typing skills Hie Color Computer 3 
can even be used for writing your own 
sophisticated programs— simply plug 
in an instant -loading Program Pak* for 
fun and games. You can even add an 
optional modem to access educational 
databases over the phone. Enjoy ser- 
vices stub a 1 - .in elr. tronii eiuv.Iopi di.i 
—great for homework, and fun to use 
for the whole family. 
Tlic Color Computer 3 is available 
<lt move than 7.000 Hadio Shack 
stores, Computer ( Vnters ami 
participating dealers nationwide. 
Scr it today! 

Radio ShacK 

The Technology Store" 




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FIT TO WIN! 




GREAT, MS. WILSON/ 



TAX ABOUT SO«E OF THE 
TMNSS WE WOULD LIKE , 
IN SVERVCWV Li c E WHEN 
K~ yE SET TO BE APWg S 

WHAT WE HWE 

QUB COUNTBV WILL 

SE LIKE THEN ' 




17HE ME6HT/ME — MS. WISOV IS M6M1U3 THE Z~"<E* SU> 




CAIMPOWH. ANOPU 

TEU.VCJ' WE'RE 
SOWS GvERTO THE 
COMPUTER CLASS... 
WHERE VOU'LL SET 
TO PIWCT'CE ON CUR 
A/ew CCXOR COMPUTER- 





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NTO THE LUee«S£ SinS 



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.JThING daOIKpTHaT Pi.£fl&J«E 
Ktft/ I THINK WEVE BEEN CuPSD 
ONTHlS ONE ' GET A Tpfi OvE« 





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[ OCCUPANTS .'THEY MAV BE 




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FMUW fcrTY PO WAS ABLE TO 
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PONS / VOICE 4CTWATION OF THE 
TRC-SOOdLlCWS K/1MDS FREE 

operation... that's what 

COUNTS.' 



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TO PRESENT THrS MONTH'S 

CRIME STOPPER atiABX? 

tO AlBC ANO SHdNNA FCC 

HELPING TO KEEPOUR 

CrTV A SAFE ._ HEALTH*! 

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.APPRECIATION FOR THOSE WHO 
WORK DAV AND NIGHT... IH OIL 
KINDS OF WEATHER...OFTEN 
RISKING THEIR LIVES... NOT 
ONLV FIGHTING CRIME.. 8UTALSO 
HELPING IN TIMES OF DISASTER* 







BACK-UP DISKETTE A "Sale Copy" made Irom the original diskette and Kept in 
case ol damage or destruction of dam on the original diskette 

BASIC Beginner's All-purpose Symbolic Instruction Code, a widely-used 
programming language 

BINARY A numbering system using only two digits. and 1. 

BIT The smallest unit a computer circuit can recognize. 

BOOT UP To turn on a computer system (including all peripherals) and load an 
operating system or program. 

BREAK To stop the execution ot a program by pressing the key CffffEHD or by 
typing the word 'STOP." 

BYTE A combination ol 8 consecutive binary digits 

CASSETTE An information storage medium composed ol magnetic tape on a spool 
enclosed in plastic case. 

COMMAND A function the computer performs upon your Instructions 

CONTROL That section of a computer which directs the activity ol all other 



DATA The information processed by a computer 



DIRECTORY A listing ol the contents stored on a disk 

DISK A magnetic recording device for storage of data. 

EDIT To change existing information 

ENTER The key on a keyboard thai is pressed to enter data into the computer 

K or KILOBYTE The letter symbol lor 1024 bytes. 



MENU A list ot questions, or prompts, the answers to which determine how the 
computer will execute an Instruction. 

PASSWORD A file security option of up to 8 alphanumeric characters. 

POWER UP To turn on the computer system (including all peripheral equipment). 



PROMPTS Questions displayed on the screen which enable you to complete 
necessary instruction to Ihe computer 

SCRIPSIT A program used in word-processing 



NATIONWIDE, IN CROWDED AIR TERMINALS 
COMPUTERS IRE SPEEDIN3 PROCESSING 
OF RESERVATIONS AND TICKETS 





COMPUTERS LIKE THE TANDY 1O00 ARE 
BE INS USED AS TBACHIN6 AIDS TO SO/CD 
SKILLS IN mm AND SCIENCE... 




TO ACCESS INFORMATION SERVKES LIKE 

CoMFuSemm- an electronic enohuo- 

FEDIAAT10URFIN6ERTIPS. SREATFOR 
NELPIN3 WITH NOME STVPf ASSIGNMENTS/ 





1bc*r, microcomputers (meaning 

TINY IN SIZE) ARE RESHAPING OUR 
may of UFE. we COMPUTER AGE 
is truly usee. BUT, IT really began 

ALMOST %®@ YEARS AGO I 



/N THE LAJElflOS, SCIENTISTS 
MADE A REVOLUTIONARY DISCOVERY '_, 
FOR RAO/0 CIRCUITS. 

WHAT WAS IT? S I KNOW! IT WAS 
THE TRANSISTOR, 



SnISOX, JOSEPH MARIE JACQUARD, 

CALLED THE "FATHER OF THE COMPUTER", 

WAS HONORED 8Y THE EKPOSITION IN 

PARIS FOR A WEAVING LOOM WHICH USED 

PROGRAMMED, PUNCHED, CARDS TO 

CONTROL THE WEAVING OF COMPLEX 
PATTERNS FROM THREAD 





THEIR RESEARCH MIS DONE AY WORLD 
FAMOUS BELL TELEPHONE LABS. MANY 
VMES SMALLER THAN RADIO TUBES, THE 
TRANSISTOR MADE POSSIBLE POCKET 
RADIOS, CALCULATORS, AND 
SMALL ER STEREO SETS. 



YES, THE NOBEL PRIZE IN PHYSICS MIS 
SPUT BETWEEN THREE AMERICANS... FOR 
MVENHNG THE TRANSISTOR: 
JONNBARDEEN, WILLIAM St/OCKLEY, 
AND WALTER BRATTAIN. 





NEXT CAME THE VNY/C (INTEGRATED 
eiRCLHT} USED IN TODAYS RADIOS, 
STEREO HI-FI SETS, AND POWERFUL 
DESK- SIZE HOME AND BUSINESS 
COMPUTERS LIKE THE TANDY 1000. 




'Jim itOfwi first ALL-Euemwa coawtehs 

H£R£MADe IN THE UNITED STATES AT THE EHPOEMXLP 
h>AK 3T. THESE OOMPUTEXS SOHTAIHED TVOOSA/WS OF UKUMdtAPfo) TUBES, 

EESISTOGS, CAflKnolXAHO SWITCHES AAV KEQWHEDA KOOM-SIZE SPACE! 

THE/ USHEHEDIN THE 



Oh the iak ntds, ne SSEC 

(SUECVVE SEQUENCE IUCTHONIC 
CAtaXATOH), HAS OSED St' f*W££glN6 

Asra&ow-x malti* <i. ecxektmd 

ASSOCIATE? TO OOMPUTE A HEW 
£PHeA\£KIS—&£IES7TM ALMANAC) A0t> 
imOOrEHPtAHETS-JVpnEKTHItoueH 
Pit/ID. fTHEPOHTEDtY TOOK 120 HOUKC 
Tt>nAfalMKi.OfTHECALajLAn3NST 




\v (JvaDfHnUY: cSTMATES SAT THATITiNCVlD HAVE TAKEN ONE tEHSON 
A&XJT tQYEARS fcOO THE ^- WITHOUT THE HEtP,Of A COMPOTE*! "< 



Tjhe msroRYOf computers reauybeoah countless centuries ago because 

OUR ANCESTORS NAD A NATURAL CURIOSITY ABOUT THINGS. EACH GENERATION 
EXPLORED, OBSERVED, DISCOVERED, INVENTED AND PASSED ALONG TO THE NEXT 
6ENERATJ0N THEIR CONTRIBUTION 10 THE BODY OF KNOWLEDGE INE CALL SCIENC£ 
...AND TO A BETTER MAY OF LIFE INE CALL ERCEDOM '. 



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IT IS AWiKIND'S NATURE 
) LOOK B6Y0NO WE HORIZON... 
TO EXPLORE NEIV FRONTIERS! 




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...that's why 
immigrants amd descendants 

S< OF /MmiORMTS jyNBP HMDS TO BUILD 
AMEWlA. A NATION FOUNDED ON THE 
K RI9HT TO INDIVIDUAL LIBERTY, AND THE 
OPPORTUNITY FOR ACHIEVEMENT 
-THE SOLPEM KEYS THAT BROUGHT 
i^- AMERICA FROM a"DEVEIOPIN6 
JS& NATION' 70 A WORLD LEADER 
IN A6RICUL TURE, SOBKE 
AND BUSINESS.- 




THATS WHY THE PILGRIMS CAME TO 
AMERICA IN J&20-SEARCHING FOR 
RELIGIOUS FREEDOM AND THE BI6HT 
TO GOVERNMENT BY THE PEOPLE. 




' the smssomm that ufHED 

THE DOORS FOR THE SCIENCE EXPLORERS 

OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA 

... PEOPLE LIKE NIKOLA TESLA, SAMUEL MOUSE, 

ALEXANDER 8ELL.TH0MAS EDISON, 

JOSEPH HENRY, BENJAMIN FRANKLIN, 

ROYAL HOUSE, EDWIN ARMSTR0N6, 

JOSEPH TYKOCINER, LEE PtFOREST; AND 

THE INVENTORS OF THE TRANSISTOR— 

JOHN BARPffN, WALTTR 6RATTAIH, 

AMD WILLIAM SHOCRlEfi AID MANY 

OTHER SREAT SCIENCE EXPLORERS! 



...PCDIOATtO PEOPLE WHOSE YZAKS 
OF STUOTAND OOUNTIESS MOCKS OF 
7ED/OUS geSCMCH BPOO&fT OS... 

I * ALIEWWlNeCWREMTEIiCTIUCnY 
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" .* COMMUNICATION SATELLITES 

• MICIWWAK OVENS FOR COOKING 
♦ aECTRONIC CONTROL AND 
— 6U10ANCE SYSTEMS FOR JETS. 
SHUTTLE SPACECRAFT 

'...MOST OF THeSS GXEAT 

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— A COUTH/BUnON THAT AU30 BEWF/7S PEOPLE OF OTHER MATOHS. 



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